- Read wisely, choosing books based on their value, not their novelty.
- There is little gained by trying to read as many books as possible as fast as you can. Instead, you should drink deeply.
- Reading widely allows you to…
Today and tomorrow I am moving. Tomorrow I am leaving the house I have lived in since 2001 for a new—and very different--house a few miles away. I am not sentimental about houses, even the one where I raised my three children.
I am, however,…Continue Reading
A few months after my brain surgery in 1992, I told my neurologist that I felt like my brain was on fire and that I was reading a book every couple of days.
I fell in love with reading in 6th grade when Ms. Paolini required me to read Jonathon…Continue Reading
I remember how my old man “taught” me to swim. He launched me into the deep end of the swimming pool. I think I was four years old. I replaced the water I was taking in through my mouth and nose with tears as I struggled to tread water. By the…Continue Reading